Invest In Your Health
Being an active partner in your health maximizes your chances of living a long, healthy and productive life. The state’s Invest In Your Health program has several options to inform you about the health care system and spend your time and dollars more wisely.
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Quit smoking for a healthier heartposted by Sarah Adolf on February 26, 2014
When considering the dangers of smoking, the most common problems that come to mind are lung, throat or mouth damage. Most people don’t realize, however, that cigarette smoking is just as harmful to the heart. Smoking makes you two to four times more likely to develop heart disease; the leading cause of death in the… Read More
Try these healthier chocolate cookiesposted by Sarah Adolf on February 18, 2014
State employee Karen Hendricks recently whipped up a batch of cookies to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. They were sweet, soft and most importantly—chocolate. This recipe was adapted from EatingWell.com and calls for regular granulated sugar, but Karen replaced this with Splenda. Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda… Read More
Less sodium leads to less heartacheposted by Sarah Adolf on February 13, 2014
On average, Americans eat twice the amount of salt or sodium recommended by the American Heart Association every day. Too much sodium in your diet can cause high blood pressure and lead to heart disease or stroke. A simple way to lower your risk of these conditions is to cut back on the amount of… Read More
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